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SMPS May 2016 Luncheon: How Do We Get There? – Opportunities to Address Our Aging Transportation Infrastructure, Regional Connectivity, and Alternative Transportation

May 18, 2016 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm


Please join SMPS on May 18, 2016 as we return to the Rivers Club for a panel discussion on the multiple layers of our region’s infrastructure.  A diverse panel of land, air, and water transportation experts will delve into the opportunities and challenges of our aging systems.  Learn how your A/E/C firm fits into this diverse industry.


Dan Cessna, District Executive – PennDOT District 11-0

Paul Hoback, Senior Vice President of Facilities, Engineering and Maintenance – Allegheny County Airport Authority, Pittsburgh International Airport

Vivien Li, Executive Director – Riverlife

Greg O’Hare, Assistant Director of Capital Programs – Fixed Guideways, Port Authority of Allegheny County

Ken Zapinski, Senior Vice President, Energy and Infrastructure – Allegheny Conference on Community Development

Dave Lowdermilk, Statewide Area Manager – WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, Past ACEC-PA (Moderator)


Members – $45

Non-members – $65

Walk-Ins – $75

*PLEASE NOTE: The selection for lunch will be a CHICKEN meal. If you have any dietary restrictions, please contact Sheena Hoover at secretary@smpspittsburgh.org and we will accommodate your needs.

Luncheon Sponsors





Additional sponsorship opportunities are available. Please contact our sponsorship team (Michael Len & Katie Stern) at Sponsorship@SMPSPittsburgh.org if you are interested in sponsoring.

Annual Sponsors 

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In-Kind Sponsor


In-Kind Sponsor: thendesign 

The “Transportation” program is ideal for professionals who are:

  • Principals and Owners Interested in pursuing opportunities in Southwestern PA
  • A/E/C professionals looking for current and upcoming business opportunities
  • Business development and marketing professionals desiring to expand their professional network
  • Professionals invested in supporting growth in the A/E/C industry

Benefits of Attending:

  • Opportunities for face-time with decision makers
  • Learn about current and upcoming business opportunities
  • Network with colleagues and clients


June 6, 2016 – Upping your Golf Game:  Golf Clinic and Networking

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations may be made up to 48 hours in advance for a full refund by contacting treasurer@smpspittsburgh.org. Pre-registered “no-shows” are responsible for the full cost of registration plus a service charge and will be billed accordingly. If you paid by credit card, your card will be credited. If you paid by check, a refund will be mailed to you within 10 business days.

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301 Grant St
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

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